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Taiji Jian 32-Posture Sword Form, Paperback / softback Book

Taiji Jian 32-Posture Sword Form Paperback / softback


The Sword Form is an important aspect of the popular Chinese martial art, Taijiquan.

The 32-Posture Sword Form, from the point of view of the physical movements only, is not complex, but there is a significant amount of other information, relating to the applications, that is open to interpretation.

Written by an experienced teacher of Taijiquan, this book provides a detailed description of the Jian (the sword), its parts and how it should be held.

Using photographs and illustrations, the author gives step-by-step instructions for the main 13 applications including sword strokes, stances and footwork techniques. This book contains a wealth of information on Sword Form technique and is an ideal resource for students of martial arts, experienced practitioners or anyone interested in learning about Taijiquan.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages, Full colour photographs throughout
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Oriental martial arts
  • ISBN: 9781848190115

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